Soccer Game (Kicking and Shooting) Physical Development Kindergarten Age 5 First Term Lesson Notes Week 8

Subject: Physical Development

Class: Kindergarten

Term: First Term

Week: Week 8

Topic: Soccer Game (Kicking and Shooting)

Duration: 30 minutes

Behavioural Objectives:

  • Demonstrate and participate in a soccer game.
  • Perform basic kicking and shooting skills.

Set Induction: Hello, children! Today, we are going to play a fun game of soccer. We will learn how to kick and shoot the ball into the goal!

Entry Behaviour: Students have basic experience with kicking balls and running.

Building Background / Connection to Prior Knowledge: We’ve been practicing different physical activities like hopping and climbing. Today, we will use our feet to play soccer and score goals.

Embedded Core Skills:

  • Gross motor skills
  • Coordination
  • Teamwork

Learning Resources and Materials:

  • Soft soccer ball
  • Whistle
  • 2 empty large cartons for goal posts
  • Charts and posters of soccer techniques
  • Sport kits
  • Flashcards with soccer terms
  • Cones
  • Markers

Instructional Materials:

  • Visual aids showing how to kick and shoot a soccer ball
  • Demonstration video clips of basic soccer skills


  1. Introduction to soccer and its basic rules.
  2. Demonstration of kicking and shooting techniques.
  3. Guided practice on the field to perform kicking and shooting skills.

Explanation: Soccer is a fun game where we kick a ball and try to score goals. We will learn how to kick the ball and shoot it into the goal. Playing soccer helps us improve our coordination and teamwork skills.

Evaluation Questions:

  1. Soccer is played with a ______. a) ball b) stick c) rope d) bat
  2. We score a goal by kicking the ball into the ______. a) net b) tree c) chair d) bench
  3. A soccer ball is ______. a) round b) square c) triangle d) rectangle
  4. We use our ______ to kick the ball. a) feet b) hands c) head d) nose
  5. The goal post can be made from ______. a) cartons b) books c) pencils d) bottles
  6. The whistle is used to ______ the game. a) start b) stop c) pause d) ignore
  7. The players wear ______ during the game. a) sport kits b) pajamas c) swimsuits d) coats
  8. We practice kicking the ball by aiming at the ______. a) goal b) sky c) ground d) tree
  9. Cones are used to mark ______ on the field. a) boundaries b) goals c) players d) trees
  10. Teamwork is important in ______. a) soccer b) reading c) drawing d) sleeping

Class Activity Discussion:

  1. What is soccer?
    • Answer: Soccer is a game where we kick a ball and try to score goals.
  2. How do we score a goal in soccer?
    • Answer: By kicking the ball into the goal post.
  3. What do we use to kick the ball?
    • Answer: We use our feet to kick the ball.
  4. Why do we need a whistle in soccer?
    • Answer: The whistle is used to start and stop the game.
  5. Can we use our hands to play soccer?
    • Answer: No, we use our feet to play soccer.
  6. What are the goal posts made of in our game?
    • Answer: The goal posts can be made from empty large cartons.
  7. Why is teamwork important in soccer?
    • Answer: Teamwork helps us work together to win the game.
  8. How do we practice kicking the ball?
    • Answer: By aiming at the goal and trying to score.
  9. What do the cones mark on the field?
    • Answer: Cones mark the boundaries on the field.
  10. What should we wear during a soccer game?
    • Answer: We should wear sport kits during a soccer game.


  1. Step 1: Introduction: Today, we will play soccer. Soccer is a game where we kick a ball and try to score goals.
  2. Step 2: Demonstration: Watch as I show you how to kick and shoot the ball into the goal. Remember to aim and use your feet.
  3. Step 3: Guided Practice: Now, let’s go to the field and practice kicking and shooting the ball. We will take turns and play together.

Teacher’s Activities:

  • Demonstrate how to kick and shoot a soccer ball.
  • Guide students as they practice kicking and shooting.
  • Ensure all students participate and follow the rules.

Learners’ Activities:

  • Observe the demonstration and listen to instructions.
  • Practice kicking and shooting the soccer ball on the field.
  • Take turns and play together as a team.

Assessment: Observe students’ ability to kick and shoot the ball and their participation in the game.

Conclusion: Today, we learned how to kick and shoot a soccer ball. We practiced these skills on the field and played together as a team. Remember, soccer helps us improve our coordination and teamwork. Great job, everyone!

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